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Old 04-23-2013, 09:08 PM   #1
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OFFICIAL: why did you choose that username?

just a general thread asking why you picked your username/ the story behind it.

ill begin.

driving up north ive been driving alongside a e9x bmw with a U of I plate "wingman". him and i would be on the road at the same time very often, usually following one another moving through the slower traffic, so i decided to get my new firefighter plates as wngman(because i couldnt get 7 letters)(see sig). hence the username.

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Old 04-23-2013, 09:12 PM   #2
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Mine references my birthday: March 17th (St. Patrick's Day)
pretty straight forward haha.
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:21 PM   #3
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why did you choose that username?

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Old 04-23-2013, 10:04 PM   #4
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:05 PM   #5
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my son's middle name
would have never guessed that.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:07 PM   #6
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would have never guessed that.
I know lol it's pretty rare
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:15 PM   #7
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why did you choose that username?

This isn't my original name on here, however it's an old one I brought back from the dead.

Surrey is the town in England where the McLaren F1 was made, hence the F1 at the end

JJR4884 was my initials and DOB

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Old 04-23-2013, 10:21 PM   #8
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The letters are the consonants in my name.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:23 PM   #9
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id really like to see this thread spread. i love seeing in the mind of people (that doesnt sound creepy at all)
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:23 PM   #10
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I took my username from my golfing days (I used to golf four days a week). At the Men's Club I belonged to, we would have weekly matches. One weekend we had a team match; teams of two competing against each other. Everything was well except my putting. For some reason, I couldn't sink a three foot putt to save my life. Finally, on the 17th hole, after missing another short putt, my partner yells "why don't you just take a hacksaw to that putter!" By the time I got to the clubhouse, everyone was calling me "Hacksaw" and the name stuck.

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Old 04-23-2013, 10:24 PM   #11
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Well, whip is street slang for car; so B M W... is Be My Whip
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Have you ever been so far even as decided to use go want to look more like?
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:41 PM   #13
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:54 PM   #14
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Mine is the first two letters of my first name and the first two letters of my last name. 911 is, well for my 76 Porsche.
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:28 PM   #16
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ive been thinking the same thing. i wanna know what some of the mods and oldtimers reasons are. or if they even remember
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:35 PM   #17
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A nickname I've been given since I was a Freshman in College. It is my DJ name, taken from the movie "Roll Bounce", and it stuck to my personality and charisma.

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ive been thinking the same thing. i wanna know what some of the mods and oldtimers reasons are. or if they even remember
Very original if I might say

Russ330 - his first name
Tim330i - his first name
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:50 PM   #19
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My name is Trey. And I have a 330ci. Trey30. I lack any more creativity than that. Ha
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:52 PM   #20
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^ I'm pretty sure SolidJake is after the video game character Solid Snake.
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